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Forum: Foo
06-28-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 931
Posted By work4bike

Anyone ever notice that the New Balance logo is...

Anyone ever notice that the New Balance logo is NB; however, on their shoes there is simply a N.

For a while there when I saw that N-logo on their shoes, I would automatically think, Nike. I've...
Forum: Foo
06-27-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 330
Posted By work4bike

All you gotta do is create a rainforest. Just get...

All you gotta do is create a rainforest. Just get some citrus company to dump 1,000 truckloads (12,000 tons) of orange peels in your yard and wait a few years and you'll have a rainforest:thumb::D
...
Forum: Foo
06-26-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,575
Posted By work4bike

You gotta make sure your tires have enough...

You gotta make sure your tires have enough traction....safety first :thumb:

https://www.ocregister.com/wp-content/uploads/migration/nf0/nf00ba-b88257666z.120141113140914000g9u69fhr.10.jpg?w=620
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Forum: Foo
06-25-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By work4bike

Ah sh*t....I just looked at the "Be careful with...

Ah sh*t....I just looked at the "Be careful with chainsaws lol" thread:mad::o
Forum: Foo
06-25-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By work4bike

Yeah, in this case a picture is NOT worth a...

Yeah, in this case a picture is NOT worth a thousand words...it only creates desire for more words. :bike2:
Forum: Foo
06-24-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,575
Posted By work4bike

It's definitely not a silver bullet, but what is?...

It's definitely not a silver bullet, but what is?

I'll save the moderators a headache and not expand on that, since this is not P&R, because I do have a lot of opinions in that area, but they're...
Forum: Foo
06-23-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,575
Posted By work4bike

I got nothing against EVs, but they just don't...

I got nothing against EVs, but they just don't make sense for me, even a new car doesn't make sense to me. After over 30-years of using a bike as my primary form of transportation, I'm still riding...
Forum: Foo
06-22-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,270
Posted By work4bike

A brain twister...:foo:...:D The...

A brain twister...:foo:...:D

The Surprisingly Recent Time Period When Boys Wore Pink, Girls Wore Blue, and Both Wore Dresses...
Forum: Foo
06-20-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,575
Posted By work4bike

What's funny is that the Govt gives out...

What's funny is that the Govt gives out incentives and then punishes you for doing what it asked. I can see this happening if a ton of people buy these EV cars and you're already seeing it in those...
Forum: Foo
06-20-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,575
Posted By work4bike

Sounds like those charging stations are making...

Sounds like those charging stations are making some good money. What I'd be real curious in knowing is how much do people pay on average when they charge their EV at home, vs at a charging station....
Forum: Foo
06-20-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,575
Posted By work4bike

Soon the price of gas will hit a national average...

Soon the price of gas will hit a national average of $10 and people will be freakin' out, but then demand will drop like an avalanche and prices will come down to $5 and the people will...
06-20-22, 04:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,128
Posted By work4bike

This video, from Lanterne Rouge, shows best how...

This video, from Lanterne Rouge, shows best how he fell

https://www.youtube.com/shorts/B1maDFJ2DGc
Forum: Foo
06-18-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 931
Posted By work4bike

A little trivia... If you're attacked by a...

A little trivia...

If you're attacked by a Grizzly/Brown bear, most likely it's because it's protecting its young, food source or you startled it.

If you're attacked by a black bear (which is...
Forum: Foo
06-18-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 931
Posted By work4bike

I've always just bought cheap shoes for around...

I've always just bought cheap shoes for around $25-30. I watch a lot of running sites on Youtube and I've seen all the shoe reviews and have heard about how important shoes are....but my feet are...
Forum: Touring
06-18-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 634
Posted By work4bike

I have a metal recycling facility just down the...

I have a metal recycling facility just down the street from me. I take all kinds of metals, including old bike parts there, because the curb-side recycling will only take metal cans and such, not...
06-18-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By work4bike

I don't think he'll win another Green jersey in...

I don't think he'll win another Green jersey in the TdF, but I hope I'm wrong!

When will we ask this question, "So... Is Pogacar Done?" :D

https://youtu.be/FHdxw3bttbI
06-18-22, 05:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 625
Posted By work4bike

I don't drink sport's drinks, even on my 3+ hour...

I don't drink sport's drinks, even on my 3+ hour rides in the Florida heat. I only drink water and eat a very balanced meal, which replenishes all I lost while sweating. Much of the nutrients I...
06-17-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,670
Posted By work4bike

There you go...another idiotic name...they should...

There you go...another idiotic name...they should have been called cages...who are all these idiots naming bike parts:eek::D
06-17-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By work4bike

Sounds like those masks that are suppose to...

Sounds like those masks that are suppose to simulate altitude training. Hint...they do NOT!:)
06-16-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,670
Posted By work4bike

I do exercises for my tibialis to prevent shin...

I do exercises for my tibialis to prevent shin splints; I use SPD pedals and I run and I do a lot of jumping...no problems with shin splints, because I've built them up.

Here's an example of...
06-16-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,670
Posted By work4bike

I also agree that clipless pedals is an idiotic...

I also agree that clipless pedals is an idiotic name...they should have been called strapless or cageless...anything but clipless:eek::D;)
06-15-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 881
Posted By work4bike

I'm a hiker, much of it thru the Appalachian...

I'm a hiker, much of it thru the Appalachian mountains, so I do like walking. However, for most of us old folks, walking is just not enough. I'm NOT saying anyone here is saying all you need is...
Forum: Foo
06-14-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By work4bike

Haunted Houses....

I don't believe in ghost, based on all the stupid ghost shows on TV, the crap on those shows can cause severe eye sore from all the :rolleyes:

However, I've been having a lot of weird stuff...
Forum: Foo
06-14-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,575
Posted By work4bike

Apparently car pools are coming back and I've...

Apparently car pools are coming back and I've heard some are starting to ride a bike more, just heard it on the news. See, high gas prices are only a good thing:thumb:
06-13-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 917
Posted By work4bike

Riding for over 40 years and never had a close...

Riding for over 40 years and never had a close call...:foo:

I've been riding for over 35-years and have had 4 bike/car collisions and countless close calls. I've been using a mirror for the vast...
06-12-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 881
Posted By work4bike

With all due respect to everyone here, but you...

With all due respect to everyone here, but you can continue to adjust seat height, double/triple-check bike fit, adjust cleats, etc. But the fact is that the entire body needs to be worked as we age,...
Forum: Foo
06-11-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By work4bike

Food is medicine, but what we buy in the grocery...

Food is medicine, but what we buy in the grocery stores can hardly be called food. Healthy food only comes from healthy soils with zero fertilizers or x-icides. Healthy soil is built from a wide...
Forum: Foo
06-11-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,575
Posted By work4bike

I've said for years to bring on the $10 gas, now...

I've said for years to bring on the $10 gas, now we're almost halfway there...sorry, it's my fault:D


https://www.yahoo.com/autos/gasoline-demand-falters-average-price-162500469.html
Forum: Foo
06-07-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,270
Posted By work4bike

Some more images of this incredible ancient...

Some more images of this incredible ancient technology


https://youtu.be/IrnsAWcPLqM
Forum: Foo
06-06-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,575
Posted By work4bike

I just saw this, this morning, but haven't had...

I just saw this, this morning, but haven't had time to listen.


https://youtu.be/4QaZmoh4K7E
Forum: Foo
06-06-22, 06:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,270
Posted By work4bike

. The Barabar caves...how the hell did they...

.

The Barabar caves...how the hell did they do it...



https://youtu.be/LLSRBbJL_sc
Forum: Foo
06-05-22, 05:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 396
Posted By work4bike

Funny thing about the snake above....These snakes...

Funny thing about the snake above....These snakes are all over the place when hiking the AT. One day I heard some weird rattling; I've walked up on rattlesnakes, so I know what that sounds like, but...
Forum: Foo
06-05-22, 05:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 396
Posted By work4bike

I have an eastern black rat snake that has taken...

I have an eastern black rat snake that has taken up residency in my yard, it shows itself every so often...
...
06-04-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 792
Posted By work4bike

This video actually addresses weight training for...

This video actually addresses weight training for cyclists, but it also specifically addresses the issue of using the bike as resistance training, in addition to other aspects of weight training WRT...
06-04-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,670
Posted By work4bike

I've been commuting since the mid-80's and...

I've been commuting since the mid-80's and started using clipless pedals in the mid-90's, I've even done several loaded tours thru the Appalachian mountains with them. I don't think they helped me...
06-04-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 881
Posted By work4bike

I've had knee issues in the past from doing dumb...

I've had knee issues in the past from doing dumb things, but I've found that they are all correctable. However, this guy has had knee problems, including multiple surgeries and I do think he has...
06-04-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 792
Posted By work4bike

I fully understand that everyone will benefit...

I fully understand that everyone will benefit from weight training, my only point was that it's not as obvious to most young people who are feeling immortal. As I look at countless examples of the...
06-04-22, 04:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,807
Posted By work4bike

Interesting talk around this subject with Dr....

Interesting talk around this subject with Dr. Stephen Seiler

https://youtu.be/Ju3McjlSoAg
06-03-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 792
Posted By work4bike

The problem with this issue is that we got people...

The problem with this issue is that we got people of all ages chiming in (and I have no idea of the age range of the OP). Our differences in ages makes a very big difference in this subject of...
06-03-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 847
Posted By work4bike

My most frustrating moments are when I drive my...

My most frustrating moments are when I drive my truck. When I'm on the bike, it takes a lot more to frustrate me. I don't use crosswalks, I cross intersections, just as if I were in a car. All my...
Forum: Foo
06-02-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 333
Posted By work4bike

I've had four collisions with vehicles in over...

I've had four collisions with vehicles in over 30-years of cycling, one of which I know was intentional, but he kept going. I never had pause after any of my accidents, including the ones where no...
Forum: Foo
06-02-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,575
Posted By work4bike

I ride my :speedy: so much in lieu of driving I...

I ride my :speedy: so much in lieu of driving I don't even know what the prices are now. :roflmao:


:ride:
06-01-22, 05:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 792
Posted By work4bike

Mother Nature has us by the balls. It's just a...

Mother Nature has us by the balls. It's just a fact of life that we start losing muscle mass in our 30's....
05-23-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,918
Posted By work4bike

That last time I had something thrown at me it...

That last time I had something thrown at me it was a half-full cup of soda from a fast food place. When I was on a loaded bike tour, I got hit by what felt like a huge steel ball. In both cases I...
05-22-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,918
Posted By work4bike

Fact is most places don't have paths for cyclists...

Fact is most places don't have paths for cyclists to go where they need to go. I've been using a bike as my primary form of transportation since the mid-80's and it was legal to ride on the roads...
Forum: Foo
05-22-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 443
Posted By work4bike

Whoops, forgot to post the presentation of a talk...

Whoops, forgot to post the presentation of a talk about Regenerative Farming.

https://youtu.be/rKjX3UdVDFU
Forum: Foo
05-22-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 443
Posted By work4bike

Outstanding presentation on Regenerative farming,...

Outstanding presentation on Regenerative farming, which we gardeners can adopt and have the exact same results. No use of fertilizers nor x-cides to pollute our water/aquifers. And we provide habitat...
05-22-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,918
Posted By work4bike

So many things are wrong with this...

So many things are wrong with this attitude.:rolleyes: Obviously you're not a cyclist.
Forum: Foo
05-22-22, 05:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 450
Posted By work4bike

1987, but I rented it out for about 15-years...

1987, but I rented it out for about 15-years before moving back here.
Forum: Foo
05-21-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 450
Posted By work4bike

I bought my house for $40k, it's now worth $400k....

I bought my house for $40k, it's now worth $400k. I don't do mortgages anymore:thumb:
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